Birthdays in Film & TV on April 13

  • 1762 Johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis, Dutch actress (Phaedra, Lady Macbeth), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1827)
  • 1880 Charles Christie, Canadian film studio owner (d. 1955)
  • 1902 Godfrey Kenton, English actor (The Tempest, Well's Theater), born in London (d. 1998)
  • 1903 Rex Evans, British actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker), born in Southport, Sefton, England (d. 1969)
  • 1909 Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI)
  • 1916 Phyllis Fraser Cerf Wagner, American actress, journalist, and publisher (d. 2006)
  • 1917 Howard Keel, American actor, singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate), born in Gillespie, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • 1919 Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer (d. 2000)
  • 1922 Jean Topart, actor (Fantastic Planet), born in Paris, France (d. 2012)
  • 1923 Don Adams, American actor and comedian (Get Smart), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Stanley Donen, SC, film director and producer (Bedazzled, Damn Yankees)
  • 1927 Mari Blanchard, actress (Kathy-Klondike), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1927 Maurice Ronet, Nice France, actor (Frantic, Sphinz, Circle of Love)
  • 1931 Michael Burchill, actor
  • 1931 Jon Stone, co-creator of Sesame Street (d. 1997)
  • 1932 Barney Simon, theatre director/writer
  • 1933 Shani Wallis, Irish singer/actress (Oliver)
  • 1935 Lyle Waggoner, KC Kansas, actor (Carol Burnett Show, Wonder Woman)
  • 1937 Edward Fox, English actor (The Day of the Jackal, Gandhi), born in Chelsea, London
  • 1939 Paul Sorvino, actor (Chiefs, Dick Tracy)
  • 1945 Tony Dow, American actor and director (Wally-Leave it to Beaver), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1945 Charles Robinson, American actor
  • 1948 Amy Robinson, writer/actress (Mean Streets), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1950 Ron Perlman, actor (Quest for Fire, Beauty & the Beast), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950 Terry Lester, actor (Young & Restless, As World Turns), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1951 Peter Davison, English actor (fifth Doctor in Doctor Who, All Creatures Great and Small), born in London
  • 1952 Erick Avari, British-Indian actor
  • 1957 Gary Kroeger, Cedar Falls Iowa, comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog)
  • 1957 Saundra Santiago, actress (Gina-Miami Vice), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1959 Vicki Witt Lansing MI, playmate (Aug, 1978)
  • 1964 Page Hannah, American actress (Kate Riley-Fame), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1964 Caroline Rhea, Canadian actress
  • 1969 Harold Pruett, American actor (Sybil, Embrace of the Vampire), (d. 2002)
  • 1970 Ramona Reuter, Miss USA-NY (1997)
  • 1970 Rick Schroder, actor (Ricky-Silver Spoons, Champ, Earthling), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1971 Corey Yothers, actor (Off the Rock), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971 Dina Korzun, Russian actress

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1976 Jonathan Brandis, American actor (Lucas Wolenczak-seaQuest DSV), born in Danbury, Connecticut (d. 2003)

  • 1976 Valentina Cervi, Italian actress
  • 1976 Yu Ji-tae, South Korean actor
  • 1978 Kyle Howard, American actor
  • 1978 Chris Sligh, American singer and Idol finalist, born in Madison, Tennessee
  • 1980 Colleen Clinkenbeard, American voice actress
  • 1981 Courtney Peldon, American actress
  • 1984 Hiro Mizushima, Japanese actor
  • 1992 Jett Travolta, son of actors John Travolta & Kelly Preston (d. 2009)
  • 1992 Emma Degerstedt, American actress
  • 1997 Sloane Momsen, American actress